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Portland's CC Slaughters 4th Annual Block Party features special guest performance by RuPaul
RuPaul will make her first performance in Portland at CC Slaughters 4th Annual Block Party on August 20. RuPaul will be peforming hits from her newest CD Red Hot which features the sizzling single "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous," released in September last year. She is also loved for the hit songs "Back to My Roots" and "Supermodel (You Better Work!)" just to name a few.

Lady Bunny roasts Pamela Anderson on Comedy Central
Wondering what that burning plastic smell is? It's the Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson! Our beloved Lady Bunny, the No. 1 drag queen in America, is a star "roaster" on the "Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson" this Sunday, August 14, at 10:00 p.m. Tune in to see Roast Master Jimmy Kimmel and a gag-gle of comedians and celebs - among the more
Romance Writers of America accepts Gay author
The Romance Writers of America (RWA) has accepted openly Gay novelist Scott Pomfret as a full-fledged member. The RWA is the premier professional association for writers and aspiring writers of Harlequin-style romance novels. Together with his real-life romantic partner Scott Whittier, Pomfret is co-author of the "Romentics" series of romance novel more
Book Marks
by Richard Labonte

My One-night Stand With Cancer

by Tania Katan. Alyson Books, 286 pages, $15.95 paper

Playwright Katan's one-night stand with cancer in fact stretched over a decade. She lost one breast in 1992, when she was 21, and the second in 2002. This would not seem an experience to laugh about - except
A book that'll make you wanna find a place to polish or yank and one that'll have you laughing out loud
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Susie Bright presents - Three Kinds of Asking for It: Erotic Novellas by Jill Soloway, Greta Christina and Eric Albert. A Touchstone Book Published by Simon and Schuster

226 pages, paperback

Screening Party by Dennis Hensley

Alyson Books. 297 pages, pa
The talent and lasting power that Aimee Mann has created for herself over the last 20 years cannot be denied
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

Aimee Mann

@ The Pier, August 6

Aimee Mann's newest album, The Forgotten Arm, is a brilliantly written concept album that follows the journey of a boxer with a drug-problem, and his small-town girlfriend through the life of their relationship. The songs from this album were
Whole Lesbian Sex - Jerking Off Like a Guy
by Felice Newman

"Sometimes, while masturbating, I pretend that I am a man jerking off - for some reason, the power behind that really gets me off," one woman wrote to me. Not an uncommon fantasy for butch dykes and other genderbenders - but how do you get off stroking a hunk of rubber?

Pick a dildo whose appearance and texture y
NEW YORK - This month, In the Life explores how Gays and Lesbians find truth in themselves, despite the barrage of messages that often devalue LGBT experiences. Performer Billy Porter hosts this episode, entitled "Survival of the Fittest," with appearances by actors Alan Cumming and André De Shields, GLSEN Executive Director Kevin Jennings and auth more
Open casting call for the 2005 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Trailer
Three Dollar Bill Cinema, producer of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Oct. 14-23, 2005), is seeking 12 actors of diverse ages, genders and ethnicities to perform in the production of the 2005 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival movie trailer.

This is a one-day shoot, scheduled for either Wednesday, August 17, or Tuesday, August
by Andrew Collins

There's so much in Florida for Gay and Lesbian travelers, and so many communities famous for their wealth of Gay nightclubs and resorts, that some of the most enchanting and sophisticated parts of the state occasionally get overlooked by the queer market. Diverse in age, style, and politics, Sarasota is just such a place.
Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Treating friends to impulsive gifts or an extra round or two will get more expensive than you planned on. Being helpful is laudable, but put your energies into a group that appreciates your efforts, not a friend who doesnt!

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Sudden playful urges are innocent enough, but li
How did Fire Island become so Gay?
Fire Island - along with other resort areas such as Provincetown on Cape Cod, Miami's South Beach, the Russian River north of San Francisco, and Rehoboth Beach in Delaware - offers queer visitors a welcome retreat from mainstream life, and has come to occupy a prominent place in Gay culture.

Fire Island is a 30-mile-long barrier beach off
Coldplay lands at White River Amphitheatre, Natalie MacMaster fiddles at Marymoor Park
by Albert Rodriguez and Lorelei Quenzer SGN A&E Writers


Tuesday, August 16 - 8:00 p.m. White River Amphitheatre - Tix through Ticketmaster / $34.75 (lawn), $48.75 and $69.25 (general admission floor)

When 2005 comes to a close, it
Equal Thirst by Aubrey Sparks
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart. - Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850)


I decided my relationship with Bob needed some change. If Seattle had been a larger city I could have just made him go away, but as it is small I wo
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